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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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  • COVID-19
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Resource Roundup: New Guidance on Disinfection, Webinar on Children's Environmental Health During COVID-19, and More

See NACCHO's roundup of EH and COVID-19 resources.

Apr 13, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Funding Opportunity: Building Capacity for Harm Reduction Monitoring & Evaluation

NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to promote monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of syringe services...

Apr 12, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Extreme Weather
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

[NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Daycares and Other Early Childcare Settings

New COVID-19-related webinar from NACCHO to learn more about environmental health in early childcare settings during...

Apr 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Federal Response to COVID-19 with FEMA, HHS, and CDC

Join this webinar on Tuesday, April 6, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Apr 01, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Tip Sheets for Community Health Workers

The Community Engagement Alliance out of the National Institute of Health has developed a number of tip sheets in both...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

  • COVID-19

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: March 31

Latest environmental health and COVID-19 weekly roundup from NACCHO.

Mar 31, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: A Safe Return to In-Person Learning for Students Nationwide with a Simple, Easy COVID-19 Testing Solution

Join this webinar on Thursday, April 1, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Mar 30, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Webinar
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Announcing 2021 MRC Operational Readiness Awards- Round 2 Additional Funding

Applications due April 23.

Mar 29, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability
  • Immunization

Webinar Series: COVID-19 Vaccination and Reaching People with Disabilities

AUCD, ASTHO and NACCHO invite you to attend a series of webinars: COVID-19 Vaccination and Reaching People with...

Mar 18, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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